MARIJUANA

Activity

Teen Marijuana Quiz

Time of Year

Any time of year

Summary

Marijuana is the most widely used illicit drug among today's youth. With education and promotion, students can learn to say no to marijuana.

Objective

To educate young people on the dangers of marijuana and discourage marijuana use

Who

Middle or high school groups

Materials Needed

1. The Teen Quiz
2. Pen or pencil

Marijuana is the most widely used illicit drug among today's youth. Among youth age 12-17 who use drugs, approximately 60% use marijuana only.1 Between 1991 and 2001, the number of eighth graders who used marijuana doubled from one in ten to one in five.2

What to Do

 

1 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 2001
2 Monitoring the Future, 2002

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